[GRASS5] GRASS 5.3 new bug in s.in.ascii
michael.barton at asu.edu
Mon Mar 22 13:23:23 EST 2004
I have hit a bug in GRASS 5.3--the first I've run into in a couple
months of pretty solid work with this version.
When trying to import a simple text file into the sites format, I get
an error if the file contains non-numeric strings. Here is the file I
was trying to import
s.in.ascii sites=clearcreek_sites input=clearcreek_sites.txt fs=,
It doesn't matter whether or not I put quotes around the character
strings. The error I get is:
*** malloc: error for object 0x357b: Pointer being reallocated
was not allocated
ERROR: G_realloc: out of memory
If I get rid of the string fields (i.e., 'room' and 'roomblock'), it
imports just fine.
I'd SWEAR this was working just fine in a previous version of
s.in.ascii I was using last November. I didn't notice anything had been
changed in the CVS for s.in.ascii in the past few months so I don't
understand why this WAS working but isn't now.
Michael Barton, Professor & Curator
Department of Anthropology
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ 85287-2402
voice: 480-965-6262; fax: 480-965-7671
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